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Ricky Tomlinson

Is a qualified plasterer, and worked as one before getting into politics in the late 60's. Was sentenced to two years in prison in 1973 for picketing building sites. Had his autobiography published in 2003, and it stayed at the top of the UK best selling new books chart for 5 weeks. Had to turn down a role in Spielberg's Minority Report since he had already signed to star in another film. Plays the banjo and harpsichord as can be seen on various episodes of the comedy seriesThe Royle Family. In 2007 he had major heart surgery and underwent a quadruple heart bypass.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
37% The Brothers Grimsby
  • Paedo Pete
2016
79% Northern Soul
  • John's Grandad
2015
48% Nativity!
  • Actor
2009
No Score Yet Stepdad
  • Actor
2008
51% Once Upon a Time in the Midlands
  • Charlie
2003
No Score Yet Robbie the Reindeer in Hooves of Fire and the Legend of the Lost Tribe
  • Actor
2002
25% Formula 51
  • Leopold Durant
2002
No Score Yet Capone's Boys
  • Actor
2002
No Score Yet Strange Relations
  • Uncle Alfred
2002
No Score Yet Mike Bassett: England Manager
  • Actor
2001
No Score Yet Capone's Boys
  • Actor
2001
No Score Yet Nasty Neighbours
  • Harold Peach
1999
No Score Yet Preaching to the Perverted
  • Fibbin' Gibbins
1998
No Score Yet Das Leben ist eine Baustelle. (Life Is All You Get)
  • Buddy
1997
No Score Yet Hillsborough
  • Actor
1996
77% Butterfly Kiss
  • Robert
1996
100% Raining Stones
  • Tommy
1993
91% Riff-Raff
  • Larry
1991

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
96% In The Flesh
2013-2014
  • Ken Burton

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